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to stick to your game plan. that means, don't do anything. no panicking. no emotions jumping in. >> reporter: and what about the u.s. economy? friday's jobs report could bring positive news. evidence that the u.s. economy is staying on track. >> a big down week for the first week of the year by no means is a prediction that the year is going to be down. in fact, the opposite. but this is, you know, there's fear right now. >> reporter: the numbers are grim today. major marketing indexes in the u.s. ended the day down more than 2%. and for the last four days, the s&p 500 down 4.9% providing the worst start of the year to the index. dick brennan, cbs 2 news. other news now. a suspect is under arrest for the slashing attack on a young woman as she walked to work. the victim talked to cbs 2 as her alleged attacker sits in jail.
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gramercy park with that story. dave. >> reporter: the suspect is in this stationhouse and we are told by sources he has been taking part in line-ups with other potential victims. meanwhile, the victim in this chelsea case is talking about getting justice. >> if he has this on record he shouldn't be on the streets at all. >> reporter: 24-year-old amanda morris struggles through the pain of the gashes on her face and the discomfort of stitches to tell us about the anger she feels to learn the extensive criminal history of the man police say attacked her. 41-year-old career criminal kari bazemore is the razor- wielding man in this surveillance video according to police, from 23rd street and chelsea early-morning wednesday. at first walking in front of her, the attacker waits for morris to catch up and be side by side then suddenly he pounces, slashing fast, then running away. >> as you watch you on this video, what goes through your mind? >> it's scary. my logic was if i look at the
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business then he will leave me alone, too. but -- but no. >> reporter: investigators say a man who saw the surveillance video spotted bazemore near st. patrick's cathedral. he flagged down this mounted police officer and a second officer who made the arrest. bazemore is charged with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon in the attack. he has a lengthy rap sheet, with several dozen arrests in the past. >> apparently he had 32 offenses before this. 32! which is -- which is ridiculous. >> reporter: is there something wrong with the system, in your opinion? >> definitely yeah. >> reporter: bazemore is also suspected of punching a woman on west 12th street and sixth avenue in a random attack on december 30th. morris says she plans to face her alleged attacker in court. >> i still haven't seen his face. so i don't think it's really going to sink in until i do see his face. but i'm willing to do that if it puts him behind bars and he is not able to hurt people anymore. >> reporter: bazemore will be transferred downtown to face a
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coming up on cbs 2 news at 6:00, we'll hear more from morris about why she is determined to be so open about the ordeal and what happened to her and be very involved in the judicial process. live in gramercy park, dave carlin, cbs 2 news. the bronx father accused of killing his pregnant daughter appeared in court for his arraignment. 61-year-old william caruth wore a jail jumpsuit to face the judge. he is charged with murder and manslaughter. he was arrested yesterday after police found the body of his pregnant daughter partially buried in the basement of a home she shared with him. the medical examiner says caruth died from strangulation and blunt impacts to the head. according to prosecutors, she was 4.5 months pregnant. sources say the father and daughter may have argued over money. a developing story in mamaroneck. a tanker truck carrying sewage in a metro-north overpass got stuck near the intersection of mamaroneck and hoyt avenues. train service was not impacted
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traffic on the street was accident was cleared. chopper 2 was over the scene of a morning chain reaction crash on the gowanus that tied up traffic for two hours. one car crushed so badly, firefighters assumed that the driver was dead. and then they heard his cries for help. cbs 2's tony aiello reports. >> reporter: the bravest who serve at engine 241 ladder 109 year. this is one they won't forget, a red car almost completely crushed between two vehicles. >> when i looked at this mangled car i just shook my head and i said i can't believe this guy is alive. >> reporter: the red toyota looked like it had been put into a car crushing machine. firefighters arrived and were shocked to see the driver wiggling his fingers through an opening in the mangled metal crying for help. >> all he cannot saying was, just please, get me out of here, please get me out of here. he wound up in the one part of the car that was not crushed.
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feet by 3 feet, i'd say. >> reporter: rescuers used hydraulic tools the "jaws of life" and metal cutters, removing piece after piece with an upended suv looming over the scene during part of the rescue. you have this bmw hanging over you. what was that like? >> well, we always keep an eye on that because like i said, whatever we do to this car might have an adverse reaction to that car. >> reporter: it took about 45 minutes of painstaking would, to remove the victim. as he was taken out on a stretcher to an ambulance, you can see him raise his hands in relief hailing the first responders who rescued him. >> he was very excited like we all were that he was in such good condition at the time. >> reporter: a rescue to remember. in bay ridge, tony aiello, cbs 2 news. >> really amazing. total of 6 vehicles were involved in this crash. the driver of that red car has now been released from the hospital. a miracle at an upstate mine after 17 trapped workers are rescued.
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>> cheers and relief when the miners were lifted back above ground in a salt mine north of ithaca. they were the 00 feet underground -- 900 feet underground when the elevator stopped around 10 p.m. crews lowered blankets and supplies to the miners overnight until a large crane arrived for the rescue. the miners patiently waited for the end of their 10-hour ordeal. >> they huddled together. they did what they could do to keep each other warm and keep each other's spirits up and they persevered the best way they could and they came out. >> operations at the mine are on hold until federal safety inspectors determined what caused the elevator to malfunction. tensions in paris ramped up today after officers killed a man who they say threatened them at a police station. authorities say the man had a butcher knife, wore a vest with wires sticking out and
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is great in arabic. they shot him when he wouldn't stop. the suspicious device was fake. he also carried a piece of paper with the isis flag. this happened as paris marked the first anniversary of a terror attack on the charlie hebdo newspaper. a lawsuit against the nypd for the way it targeted muslims in the wake of 9/11. cbs 2 political reporter marcia kramer joins us with more. >> reporter: chris and kristine, new york city is not admitting any wrongdoing and is not paying any money to settle the case. but the steps taken by the mayor and police commissioner are in a sense a tacit agreement that in the days after 9/11 with fears of another attack running rampant, officials may have been too aggressive in the steps they took to protect the city. >> to be clear, i don't wake up tomorrow morning with any authorities -- without any authorities i didn't have today. i haven't lost the ability to open any investigation. >> reporter: nypd counter-
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explaining new york city's precedent-setting agreement to settle two lawsuits brought by civil rights groups over surveillance targeting muslims following the 9/11 attacks. after the attacks, the city built a new counter-terrorism unit that intensified efforts to infiltrate muslims communities, businesses and mosques with undercover agents. the civil rights group charged it was unconstitutional to target people merely because of their religious beliefs. >> it gives us, um, a level of oversight and transparency that we didn't have yesterday in terms of enhancing public confidence that we are doing it the way we are supposed to. >> reporter: under the settlement, the city will appoint an independent civilian to the nypd counter- terrorism panel with a direct line to the police commissioner and even the federal judge overseeing the case to raise questions of wrongdoing. in addition, it limits the use of undercover and confidential informants and there will be no more open-ended
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the american civil liberties union national security project director said, quote: >> reporter: john miller says it won't hamper the nypd's ability to protect the city from terrorists. >> it doesn't change our ability to investigator gather intelligence the way we were able to yesterday. >> reporter: well, before september 11th, the city did have a panel to review intelligence operations and approve nypd investigations. the oversight which included a civilian member of the panel was eliminated after the terror attacks. the new monitor will serve for five years. the position can be eliminated by the mayor but only with advance public notice. chris, kristine? >> thank you. some sad news to report now. judith kay new york's first
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kay was first appointed to the court of appeals in 1983. and then named chief by governor mario cuomo in 1993. she was the longest serving chief until her mandatory retirement at the age of 70 in 2008. she died last night at the age of 77. flags at new york city and state government buildings will fly at half-staff friday in her honor. accused of stealing from his flock. still to come here at 5:00 a pastor allegedly caught pocketing donation back in court and so are members of his church. what they hope to accomplish today. >> powerball dreams no winners launched, the new powerball launched in record territory. headed fourth hall of fame as a dodger or met? which cap will mike piazza wear? >> weather-wise, temperatures warming up a little bit today. i'm sure you felt it. we are just getting started. wait until you see the sort of temperatures we're going to hit but winter isn't done yet.
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it's a lottery lover's dream. the jackpot powerball drawing is $700 million. 425million before taxes. no one matched it in last night's drawing. odds of winning saturday are 1 in 292 million. so your odds stay the same as last night's drawing but the jackpot is going up. significantly. it's getting between 700 and $800 million. >> our morning crew missed by one number for one million dollars. >> so that's why you're still here. >> exactly. >> it wouldn't have paid out much. speaking of bonus, for mets fans, a truly amazin' accomplishment. former mets catcher mike piazza is elected to the national baseball hall of fame in his fourth year of eligibility. his journey much longer than 201 miles from queens to cooperstown.
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>> it starts out with his relationship with tommy lasorda. mike piazza wasn't supposed to hereby. he was the 1390th player selected in the 1988 draft. the next lowest to make the hall of fame john smoltz number 574 in 1985. but as he showed us all, it's not how you get to the big leagues. it's what you do when you get there. he did his best work in the big apple. >> as much as i loved coming up with the dodgers and will always cherish my time there i want to go in as a met. >> reporter: so it's official, big mike will enter the hall of fame as a new york met a team with only one other player in cooperstown tom seaver. he played his first part of the career with the dodgers and had some amazing years but had more amazin' moments in new york a city he embraced from day one so he is happy to remain the king of queens. >> you know, your heart can only be in one place. for me it's, you know, with the new york fans. >> reporter: he will be inducted along with ken griffey, junior who received
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he was the first overall draft pick but piazza was a long shot drafted in the 67th round of the dodgers. they thought it was a favor because tommy lasorda was a friend of mike's father. >> just was able to sneak into this game kind of limping through a lot of hard work and determination, luck, i was able to build a pretty good career. the most famous one transcended sports. a game winning swing at shea stadium just after 9/11 lifted the emotions of the entire city. >> all the feelings going into that game you can't describe for me at the right place at the right time and come through. i can only inspire it -- i can
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-- i mean, a lot of people that put wind under my wings. >> piazza's career marred with ped allegations, nothing proven so you have to wonder how this vote will impact future votes of players in a similar position and those that there was evidence against. piazza and griffey will be inducted sunday, july 24 in cooperstown. >> what a journey to get there. 62nd round. that just doesn't happen. >> obviously. >> that home run like you talk about, after that 9/11, that first game back, if you could be inducted on just one home run alone, that would be such an amazing moment. >> thank you, otis. wasn't jolly for macy's. they will eliminate 4800 jobs and close dozens of stores. sales were down 5.2% in november and december blaming unusually warm weather and decline in spending by international tourists. 36 stores were close this spring including the south location. a cluster of storms from
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california all week is now winding down. but the record-breaking rainstorms have flooded roads and homes, triggered mud slides and prompted high surf warnings across southern california. cbs 2's chris martinez has more. >> reporter: powerful waves up to 16 feet are battering california's coast as this weekend's el nino-related storms move out, another one is brewing in the pacific. >> there's a possibility of a fairly weak fast-moving system moving through over the weekend. >> reporter: four days of relentless rain have opened sinkholes on the roads like this one in la jolla and across southern california. here in new hall about 30 miles north of los angeles, emergency crews evacuated 10 mobile homes in this neighborhood after heavy rain triggered mud slides. brandon hanson was one of the residents who fled and was allowed to return thursday morning. hanson says mud began washing down from the burned hillside surrounding his mobile home on tuesday. >> i told my son to pack up, let's go, when the water was rising. got them out of here.
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around the clock to clear streets and protect homes. despite the damage, the storms are beginning to refill california's depleted reservoirs. l.a. county has collected billions of gallons of rainwater this week and the lexington reservoir in northern california gained a foot of water in just 24 hours. >> the good news is that the water sheds are beginning to be saturated so we are seeing more runoff into the our reservoirs. >> reporter: the storm is also giving the region's snowpack a booth with a foot of fresh powder in the mountains. chris martinez, new hall, california. now to the weather here. the every will the milder temperatures stay -- will the milder temperatures stay or are we headed to more trouble? lonnie quinn has more from the weather center. >> pretty secure telling you guys the temperatures are going to be definitely holding steady and going up pushing into the weekend but could be some problems with some wet weather out there. we'll talk about everything here right now. it's partly cloudy, 45 degrees. as you look out over our city, 46 was your high temperature today at 4:00 in the afternoon.
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we expect this time of the year. so it's real frigid temperatures on monday and tuesday. storm 45. then saturday, 48. i think sunday you're getting close, i don't know if you necessarily hit 60 degrees for some of you. you're close. high pressure has been in control. that's why we are basically nice and dry out there. that's right through late week. but the next precipitation chance will start to edge in here friday night. it's a better bet for saturday night into sunday morning but here's how we see it. skies look okay. there are a few more clouds than earlier in the day. and for your day tomorrow, it's going to again be sort of a sun/cloud mix. the clouds that we're seeing now, they will come from a different place tomorrow. right now they are spilling off this low pressure system offshore.
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it doesn't mean that we don't get storms what it means we still get our share of storms. may not always be cold enough for it to be wintry. sometimes just wet. right now you get like, you know, storms in the pacific northwest, they drop down to southern california, last spot to see any activity would be the east coast. that's what we're seeing now. our rain chance right there, that would come in primarily late saturday into early sunday. now, again we are going to have a chance late friday into saturday. this is the better bet for a soaking rain out there. temperatures tomorrow are going to be similar to today. overnight low 33. kind of chilly out there but not like what it's been. then tomorrow afternoon a high temperature of 44 degrees. clouds will be thickening up through the day. extended forecast later. back to you. >> thank you. everybody seems to be wearing those fitness trackers these days but just how accurate are they? we are going to ask some of the experts. >> new york's first pot shop opens but it's not for everyone.
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t t t pt.gefi. i'm dana tyler in the cbs 2 newsroom. coming up on cbs 2 news at 6:00, an arson investigation after a fast-moving fire burns
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rushing to help the family inside. why investigators say this fire is no accident. also, governor cuomo announces plans for yet another major project for new york city. a billion-dollar building. who is paying for it? cbs 2's marcia kramer with the story. we'll see you at 6:00. back to you in the studio. superman spider-man batman and i'm going to add wonder woman. >> yes. >> they are all when known superheros. now you can add iggy the inhaler to the list. cbs 2's dr. max gomez shows us how one doctor is helping kids breathe easier with comic relief. >> reporter: a consultation with illustration not your usual doctors visit. >> we are squeezing it closed. >> reporter: dr. alex thomas' unique approach to helping patients understand asthma and allergies, the health allergist inspired by his childhood love of comics. >> i started drawing these characters as a child with asthma myself as a way to help understand how my own disease was affecting me. >> reporter: the allergens became villains and the
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all in a line of comics posters videos stickers and even trading cards starring superheros like bronco the bronco dilatedder and the controller all fighting bad guy allergens like the roach, smoky joe, moldar and pollenoid and dust mites. >> he points out the three components of asthma. my belief is kids can understand this mechanism of action stuff if you teach it in a fun way. >> reporter: the characters are a hit with young patients like 11-year-old abigail. >> i just like the characters that he shows. it shows you what happens inside your body. it's easier to understand and it's like you can just kickback and just read it. >> reporter: it's important for kids to understand their asthma and their treatments because that way they can listen to what their bodies are telling them and use the meds to help prevent those dangerous asthma attacks. dr. max gomez, cbs 2 news.
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things like pediatric pain management and concussion. good way to send a message. coming up, he is a pastor flock. fights have broken out in church as he was accused of stealing money from the collection plate. why this man was in court. >> someone new weighs in on the birthplace battle between donald trump and ted cruz. this new facial trend. -- squaring by this new facial trend. across america, people like basketball hall of famer dominique wilkins... ...are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes... ...with non-insulin victoza . for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar. but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza . he said victoza works differently than pills.
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a congregation's fight over a pastor accused of stealing money started in a church and then ended up in a courtroom. good evening. welcome back to the broadcast. pastor daniel i am pal yeah was back in court today and members of his congregation were there, too. but they weren't there to support him. they wanted him to be fired. >> reporter: the pastor away from his church with his attorney by his side refused to speak with the media as he walked outside a manhattan courtroom. >> not going to comment. >> reporter: some members of the rock church are more than willing to speak about their disgraced upper east side
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moshe $200 in cash -- more than $200 in cash from the church collection. they have taken him to civil court so the church board can regain authority to fire him. >> he can talk about all the things and loving and all of that, you know, and being obedient to god's word. how can you do that if you are a thief stealing the money from the offering. >> reporter: he was charged with petit larceny but the pastor didn't steal at all, the attorney says. he claims he was taking cash supplies for sunday school. everything. there was no improper spending of any money here. there was no unlawful, uhm, or misappropriation of church funds. >> everything that they said up there in the courtroom was a big fat lie. they tried to cover for him. that's all. >> reporter: there's been an ongoing batting between those who want him in and those who don't. their differences so heated police were called to the church last sunday. the judge expressed his disgust for their behavior. >> i'm horrified to hear in a
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are coming and creating chaos and putting themselves in danger. >> reporter: the judge is withholding a decision on this case until he reviews all the facts. these people say his days are numbered. so for now he will continue presiding over sunday services. the future of rock church remains unknown until the court hands down a decision. in lower manhattan, hazel sanchez, cbs2 news. >> i am bag leah is due back in court march 5. it's now legal to buy medical marijuana in new york state. dispensaries opened today across the state including a few here in our area. cbs 2's andrea grymes reports from one in the east village. [ applause ] >> reporter: a grand opening celebration this morning outside columbia care the first medical marijuana
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this bronx resident says this is good news for her husband who has multiple sclerosis. it's supposed to alleviate pain, numbness and tingling. >> reporter: columbia care and veer i don't health in white plains are two of eight that opened today in new york state. 18 months after governor cuomo signed a medical marijuana bill into law patients will not be allowed to smoke it. rather, it will look like this capsuled, liquid cannabis and vaporizers using oils to replace rolled joints. columbia care's ceo says medical marijuana has been shown to be more effective at treating many illnesses compared to other pharmaceuticals. >> this is all about patient care and improving quality of life for people who haven't had as much success working within the existing sort of standard of care. >> reporter: not everyone cast just buy it. they must be certified through the state from a registered doctor and have one of 10
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limited to cancer, hiv/aids, parkinson's, epilepsy, spine cord injuries. many in union square welcome the new facility. >> i don't see why it shouldn't be legal and available. >> i think it's a very, very, very good thing and could help the people that actually need it. >> reporter: still, some in the neighborhood are concerned. >> they need security and to not have people breaking in and misusing it. >> there won't be lines and disruption. we have a working relationship with law enforcement to ensure that everybody is happy from the community perspective. >> reporter: while opponents are worried this is the first step towards recreational legalization, medical marijuana supporters some of them are concerned that patient requirements are too strict and there are not enough dispensaries. in the east village, andrea grymes, cbs 2 news. now to campaign 2016. the republican race for the white house, senator john mccain says questions surrounding ted cruz's right to run for president should be explored after republican
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>> people have doubt. again, this was not my suggestion. i didn't bring this up. a reporter asked me the question. >> cruz was born in canada to an american mother and cuban father. he renounced his canadian citizenship in 2014. now, mccain himself was born on a military base in panama. an issue raised during his 2008 presidential run. >> that's different from being born on foreign soil. question. i am not a constitutional scholar on that. into. >> cruz says there is no legal issue since his mother was a u.s. citizen. well, 26 acres and it can all be yours. up next in "living large" a home built on a waterfall and this stunning view isn't the only surprise. >> how much sugar is it too much for your daily diet? what about coffee? new guidelines just out today. >> today in history, in 1996, middle of a deadly blizzard.
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got up to three feet of snow. tonight's "living large" takes us to a home that's main attraction is a natural water feature. the hudson valley country house is a collection of buildings all linked together. cbs 2's emily smith is in rhinebeck. [ music ] it's a masterfully designed four building estate build beside a 60-foot waterfall and architectural landmark with stunning views of the landsman kill which feeds into the hudson river. dramatic walkways lead to you each part of the home. houlihan lawrence showed us around. >> it's such a grand way to enter a house. >> reporter: built in 1985 by an architect as his primary residence, it's a modern construction that has water views from every room. >> he was very discreet in his design in the sense that he really never wanted to take away from the waterfall. even the kitchen is a little understated given the estate. >> reporter: in the main home
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mahogany and all floors have radiant heat. >> all these windows front to back all open up. all the windows are surrounded by screens that you can manually put down and virtually make the entire room a screened in porch. >> reporter: the four stories are connected with wooden staircases and glass platforms allowing light and sight lines through all levels. >> one of the fun exciting things he just added in was this pocket room. this is his studio building used as his office space, an architect as well as a painter. >> reporter: it's an open multilevel studio with floor- to-ceiling retractable glass walls. >> so this building is three, this is a large painting studio. while he was painting, he really didn't want the distraction of the waterfall so it's one of the few spots that he took that out. here's one of the little playful spots that leads us up to a fun little relaxing place.
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>> i could watch this all day. it's pretty special. >> yeah. >> better than a movie screen. >> reporter: to live large beside a 60-foot waterfall in rhinebeck it will cost you $8,995,000. >> and with that price tag, >> there you go. there are so many trick doors in that place i would lose sight of where people were. >> i would have to leave breadcrumbs, right? a little confusing. >> is this door real or not? talk about a party crasher a stranger rushes the stage at the people's choice award interrupting the ladies of "the talk." what they said about the surprise appearance back stage. >> we have heard so much about how drinking green tea is good for you. how about putting it on your face? we'll show you why so many women are now trying it. >> now dana tyler joins us with what's coming up on cbs 2 news at 6:00. >> reporter: chris and kristine, here's what we're working on in the cbs 2 newsroom. chaos on long island. neighbors wake up to cars and part of a house on fire and police believe this was no
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still ahead. >> it's disgusting and it's attracting rats. it's -- it's unsanitary. >> mound and mounds of trash piled up several feet high and it's been sitting on sidewalks for weeks. so where's the sanitation department? cbs 2 investigates. those stories and more tonight at 6:00. i'm neil patrick harris and new york is my home. no place has more world class culture. come winter, i can't wait to visit our must-see collections of art and superb photography and film. new york has beautifully restored theaters,
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federal health officials issued new dietary guidelines to prevent obesity and promoting a healthy lifestyle. added sugar should only be 10% of your calories. about 200 per day. the amount of a 16-ounce soft drink. the guidelineses are say three to five small cups of coffee a day is okay. in fact, coffee can actually lower diabetes risk and heart disease. health experts say men should eat more fruits and veggies. and everyone should useless salt. 90% of americans consume too much. you have probably heard about the benefits of also drinking green tea but how about using it on your face to help in this dry winter weather? cbs 2's cindy hsu checks out the power of green tea facials
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>> reporter: a lot people drink green tea for the antioxidants. some people are put it on their face. >> patients who have rosacea, acne, it's great for them to incorporate it into their products. >> reporter: melissa says you can pour green tea into a small spray bottle and use it as a toner. spray directly on your skin or on a cot ton ball and apply. >> it tightens up the pores. it's best to do this after you wash your face. then you can apply your moisturizer over that. >> reporter: run hot water over a green tea bag, cut it open, empty the tea into a cleanser and mix them. apply cleanser to the face leave it on for five minutes and rinse it. this dermatologist says green tenacious are most effective when done with freshly brewed tea versus commercial product that contain green tea. >> you have to remember that
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gets exposed to air so the best way to use it is to brew it fresh or use it fresh make it at home and combine it with different things. >> reporter: brew some green tea, cut open the bag, put the contents into a cup, then add honey until you bet a paste and apply to clean skin. >> honey is also a anti- inflammatory. it's a natural humectant and hydrates the skin. how do you like having honey and tea all over your face? >> it smells so good. it's relaxing me. >> you can eat it off your face. >> my god! [ laughter ] >> reporter: you're such a good sport. and you can wash it off in 10 minutes. cindy hsu, cbs 2 news. >> she looked thrilled. doctors say it's a good idea to drink at least two to three cups of green tea a day. so combine the tea, coffee and
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a lot of floats. would you do the green tea facial? >> i don't know. i don't know about the honey. i do the green tea like maybe with my facial cleanser but the honey it seems like it would be very sticky. >> hard to get it off. time for your exclusive cbs 2 forecast with lonnie quinn. not one to shy away from a good facial. >> i do a green tea facial. >> look at you! >> we have done stories on different types of facials i wouldn't do. remember the pidgeon excrement facial? that's a true story. true story, guys. a nightingale. in the world. [ laughter ] it was a bird. what i have for you right now -- [ laughter ] partly cloudy and 45 degrees. my headlines look like this. around here late friday. i think it's more so late is it rain or snow?
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well, you know, some of you i believe will be seeing snow. i'll tell you who and when in just a bit. it can't be. we are talking about the possibility of record warmth by the time you get to sunday. look at this. my forecast for sunday. kristine yesterday. look, models keep going warmer. i have to adjust as i see the data coming in. now i'm going 58 for sunday. the record warmth would be of 0 degrees. that number was set back in 1876. the oldest record that we have on the books, well, 58 will be close but you could possibly find that 60 degrees and even find 58. that's a typical reading the second week of spring. we are sorting get winter cranking around here. everybody is currently above freezing with the exception of monticello at 32 degrees. 45 in the city. edison, new jersey also 45. the two hot spots. vortex satellite and radar, pretty quiet out there in terms of any precipitation. we have had a few more clouds rolling in the second half of the day and those clouds are actually rolling in from a system that's offshore. in the top of the newscast i
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nino year where he see these pumping right you. this one is not coming onshore just supplying a few more our chance for tomorrow's cloud cover which will arrive tomorrow and the rain chance is because of this system in the midsection of the country. now, i think we'll only see light rain on saturday because the bulk of this is going to go to the north and the but thetic of the heavier activity south of us goes south of out. we'll get clipped by this center section which is not too many of anything. then if you are looking for bigger precipitation, it would be for your day on sunday especially early sunday as that california system makes its way into the area. but look how everything plays some folks could maybe see snow. you get to your day on friday starts off nice then more those clouds will thicken up later in the day and here we are 3 a.m., there's only a little moisture but higher elevations may get snow. then sunday and now we are watching that bigger system come into town and that has the potential to be a soaker for us
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your day on sunday as opposed to the second half. numbers are looking like this right across the board. 44 for friday. so a similar temperature for you day tomorrow and you will see clouds on the increase during your day. saturday you're 48. again chance for light precipitation on saturday. i still think it's more likely on sunday. but it's unsettled. but look at sunday 58 degrees that's part of a cold front. so that pushes through. now your temperatures drop. the winds kick in. on monday. that's almost a 20-degree drop in 24 hours. then you're into the mid-30s, so you actually go back to below average temperatures. >> back and forth. >> it is winter, right? >> it is. >> thank you. well, a stage crasher at the people's choice awards learned you don't mess with the ladies of "the talk" especially sharon osbourne and sharon underwood when they are around. >> say we're like a motley crue crue. [ completely unintelligible blather ] >> the host had just taken the stage last night for their win
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team when that man rushed the stage grabbed the microphone from sarah gilbert and then underwood and osbourne sprang in action. they moved the man off stage. you see sharon there giving him the boot. yeah. gilbert said that this incident actually though was very scary. >> i didn't understand what it was or what was happening. at first i was -- i thought oh, it's just somebody running up here. and then it kept going and i thought, this is getting a little scary. do. so that's what i went for. i tell you what i want to say to that guy. it's our time. >> that's right. >> don't mess with us. >> no word though on what happened to the stage crasher. >> but he has not been heard from since. >> no hasn't. i know. did not hesitate. they knew exactly what was going on as soon as he got up there. not happening.
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>> somebody didn't prepare that young man. that's not what you do especially an awards so. >> not to the ladies of "the talk." is your fitness tracker telling you the truth? what you should know about the technology that a lot of people are using to get healthy. >> coming up at 6:00, governor cuomo announces another huge project in new york city. see what he plans to do with the javits center for $1 billion. i drive a golf ball. i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver. his name is carl. but that's not what we all have in common. we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto . xarelto is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto and warfarin compare in
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you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. i couldn't have a healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto . hey, safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto can cause serious and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto , watch for back pain or any nerve or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto , tell your doctor about any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. xarelto is the number one prescribed blood thinner in its class. well that calls for a round of kevin nealons. make mine an arnold palmer. same here. with xarelto there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions.
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you can spot fitness trackers everywhere but how accurate are they? christine sloan found out. >> reporter: you get this for the holidays? >> i did. i got it for christmas. >> reporter: everyone seems to have one wearable fitness gadgets. >> i take it with a grain of salt. i have used a bunch. this one just tracks my resting heart rate most of the time so i don't get my heart rate while i'm working out. >> reporter: some like this one track your calories and activity level. others like this monitor your heart rate. would you think it's accurate? >> i hope so. >> these fitness bracelets, how accurate are they and what kind of suggestions do you give to people?
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great for working out. they are accurate if you use it for your own benefit. >> reporter: sports doctor joseph her rare assays any device that encourages to you work out is a good thing. his suggestion? >> checking the actual bracelet itself making sure it's working properly is key. double-check with your own heart rate and taking that yourself is key, as well. >> reporter: plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against one company fitbit claimed its bracelets heart monitor gives the wrong reading. the company is saying the case has no merit. it stands behind its product saying, quote, fitbit trackers are designed to provide meaningful data to our users to help them reach their health and fitness goals and are not intended to be scientific medical devices. this fitness buff with her own bracelet agrees. >> you don't rely on it as if it were a doctor. it's not. >> reporter: you're kind of like one of those people who doesn't like these bands? >> no.
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>> reporter: people know their own limits best, according to those reinterviewed. christine sloan, cbs2 news. >> you have to be careful. some of them just by moving your papers around is tracking steps for you. if you are looking for a device to get to work out get the cheaper bracelets without the heart rate monitor. >> they consolidate information for you like on a weekly or monthly basis so it's nice to see the numbers. that's it for us at 5:00. i'll see you again at 11. the news at 6:00 starts right now. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> i come over here to my kitchen and see the fire. >> chaos and fear rock a long island neighborhood. three vehicles now just charred metal after a fire. a long island home damaged as well and police say this was
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>> an arrest in the shocking slashing attack on a woman. how police could have prevented it. >> garbage bags piled up for weeks. smelly trash making living in this neighborhood unbearable according to neighbors. so where's the sanitation department? >> good evening, i'm dana tyler. >> tonight at 6:00 a fire on long island destroying a home and three cars. tonight police are looking into possible arson. as a homeowner struggles to understand who would target him in such a vicious way. cbs 2's carolyn gusoff reports from ronkonkoma. >> reporter: sound asleep at 5:30 a.m. throng congress ma couple startled by a neighbor banging on their front door. they awoke to find their house on richmond boulevard on fire. >> we were shocked. we looked outside and the car was on fire. >> reporter: the owner grabbed his dog and girlfriend and escaped as flames closed in.
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